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The Sending Church

ELEMENTS

We've mapped out all that goes into becoming a healthy sending church.
Using the Elements as a template can help you develop your church's sending health.
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RESOURCES

Practical books, downloads, and articles produced to inform sent ones and sending churches

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TRAINING

Customizable training events and trips designed to equip sent ones and sending churches

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COMMUNITY

Mission leaders discuss theory, strategy, challenges, opportunities, and best practices

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Upcoming Events

  • Training for the Trail: A Webinar for Parents of Missionaries
    Training for the Trail: A Webinar for Parents of Missionaries
    Sat, Aug 24
    Online Training
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
    Online Training
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
    Online Training
    with Tori Haverkamp, Author of The Missionary Mama’s Survival Guide
  • Sending Church Elements Cohort | September 2024
    Sending Church Elements Cohort | September 2024
    Sun, Sep 08
    Upstream offices
    Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Sep 10, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT
    Upstream offices, 900 E Jefferson St suite a, Louisville, KY 40206, USA
    Sep 08, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT – Sep 10, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT
    Upstream offices, 900 E Jefferson St suite a, Louisville, KY 40206, USA
    The Sending Church Elements Cohort provides an opportunity for mission leaders to understand the Sending Church Elements, evaluate themselves by them, and strategize for how to become a mature sending church.
  • Digital Engagement in Modern Missions
    Digital Engagement in Modern Missions
    Thu, Jun 20
    Online Training
    Jun 20, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Online Training
    Jun 20, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Online Training
    Sending Church Online Training

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